In its ongoing role as a resource to Boston’s 15,000 community gardeners and as part of its Seed, Sow & Grow series, Boston Natural Areas Network is offering two special free programs, on Saturday, April 6 at the BNAN office.
The 38th Annual Gardeners’ Gathering offered by Boston Natural Areas Network will take place on Saturday, March 30, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Egan Center and Shillman Hall at Northeastern University, Boston. This exciting free event brings together over 400 gardeners to kick off the gardening season.
Celebrate the coming of spring from the seat of your bicycle on Saturday, March 23rd, by exploring the Neponset River Greenway, end to end, all the way from Boston Harbor to the Blue Hills. Join Boston Natural Areas Network Board member and Greenway Council member and cycling enthusiast Jessica Mink for an informative, free, guided ride to experience the entire Greenway first hand. This annual tradition of riding the Greenway from “Harbor to Hills” is a great way to put this winter’s dreary weather behind you.
Boston Natural Areas Network & The Boston Urban Forest Council Present Pruning Strategies Saturday March 9
Boston Natural Areas Network and the Boston Urban Forest Council, are pleased to announce an opportunity providing local residents with a free hands on workshop of proper pruning techniques for your landscape.
The Neponset River, flowing through Milton and Dorchester, hosts a wide and varied habitat before it empties into the Boston Harbor. On Saturday, February 9 at 1:00 p.m., you are invited to join Boston Natural Areas Network and a DCR Park Ranger to take an afternoon scenic stroll along the Neponset Greenway trail to explore the Lower Mills along with the sweet history of the Baker Chocolate Factory site. In compensation for spending a winter afternoon with us at Boston Natural Areas Network, we will warm you up after our walk with hot cocoa. This event is for ages 10 and up.
Join Boston Natural Areas Network for an evening focusing on stewardship engagement. Hear from experienced stewards from The Friends of Belle Isle Marsh, the Friends of Jamaica Pond, Chelmsford Open Space Stewardship and others. The evening promises to offer an opportunity to learn how to draw and engage new volunteers, move your stewardship efforts forward, protect urban green spaces as well as share your own experiences with others.